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Singing the Words: A Series of Musical Encounters at Beit Avi Chai (January, March, and April 2013)

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Thursday apr 4th

Beit Avi Chai presents "Singing the Words": Classic poems in Hebrew song-a series of encounters with musical accompaniment

Editor, host, and performer: Dr. Ori Leshman

From Bialik to Zach and from Rachel to Hanoch Levine, Hebrew poetry was and remains a rich resource for songs and an important document of the Israeli spirit.

A new look at the great Israeli poems from all periods. New arrangements of selected poems will be performed at each session.

Session 1: Inside the Home

Wednesday, January 30, 8:30 PM

If walls could speak they would probably be great poets, recounting what takes place inside the home, between husbands and wives and within the family: dreams, love, hatred, and jealousy.
Readings from the works of Bialik, Yehuda Amichai, Nathan Alterman, Amir Gilboa, Sasha Argov, Roni Somek, and others.

With: Ori Leshman, Ronny Someck, Avi Greinick, and Mira Awad

With: Ori Leshman, Ariel Hirschfeld, Haim Gouri, Ofer Callaf, Mai Israeli, Agi Mishol and Rona Kenan

Session 2: Lyrical Magic

Thursday, April 4, 8:30 PM 

On the sources of inspiration of the great Israeli poets and composers. From the works of: Yoni Rechter, Leah Goldberg, Zelda, Nathan Alterman, Shalom Hanoch, Ehud Manor, Agi Mishol, and many others.
With: Uri Leshman, Rona Keinan, Agi Mishol, Mai Israeli

Editor, host, and performer: Dr. Ori Leshman

Session 3: Eich Zeh Shekokhav (How does a Star)

Thursday, April 25, 8:30 PM 

The Uri Bracha Trio Hosts Shem Tov Levy in Samba and Bossa Nova songs in Hebrew: an evening of Samba and Bossa nova songs in Hebrew.

Uri Bracha-guitar and vocals
Eyal Ganor-contrabass
Ilan Katshka-drums
Guest: Shem Tov Levy-flute and vocals

Editor, host, and performer: Dr. Ori Leshman

Admission: NIS 50, students: NIS 30; NIS 120 for the series

This is a Hebrew-language only event.


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